JAE Vol. 69 Issue 1

journal of architectural education

The Journal of Architectural Education is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by Routledge on behalf of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. The JAE has been the primary venue for research and commentary on architectural education since it was founded in 1947, making it the oldest continuing operating journal of its kind.

Velikov's Contribution to the special Issue Crisis, "Tuning Up the City: Cedric Price's Detroit Think Grid" unpacks the radical thinking of Cedric Price's urbanism against the urban crises of the 1960s.

" Crisis, framed through world-systems theory, can be understood as a period of opportunity to reimagine and redirect contemporary urban and institutional conditions through design. This article situates Cedric Price's Atom and Detroit Think Grid projects as generative, system-based proposals designed specifically to operate within the patterns, structures, and dynamics of the institutional and urban crises of the late 1960s. These projects were intended to strategically and with minimal physical means reorganize these systems toward more socially productive ends, mobilizing an expanded architectural repertoire to rescript the social and institutional processes through which the urban might be produced and reproduced."

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